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Wagemaker, Bas (author)
In Chapter 1, the focus is on the classification of force generators, which is the family of mechanisms to which balancers belong to. The goal of this chapter is to introduce a bottom-up classification method to identify the complete solutions space of transmissions in force generators based on their transfer function. Using this method, spring...
master thesis 2019
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Heijmink, Elco (author)
Rotational electric actuators are the most popular choice for actuation in modern day automation. These actuators are commonly used in combination with a transmission system. In this paper, the development of a new rotational to linear transmission technology, called the ring screw, is described, and its real-world performance is evaluated...
master thesis 2018
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Leemans, Joost (author)
Compliant shell mechanisms utilize spatially curved thin-walled structures to transfer or transmit force, motion or energy through elastic deformation. To design with spatial mechanisms designers need non-linear characterization methods. This work introduces a comprehensive non-linear characterization method and framework which is experimentally...
master thesis 2018